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[texts]Dissertations sur des parteis interessantes du droit public en Angleterre et en France, d'apres les lois des deux nations, comparees entre'elles ... - Petit, Emilien, b. 1713
John Adams Library copy has bookplate: John Adams Library, in the Custody of the Boston Public Library
Keywords: Colonies; Colonies
Downloads: 248
[texts]The justice and policy of the late act of Parliament for making more effectual provision for the government of the province of Quebec, asserted and proved : and the conduct of administration respecting that province stated and vindicated - Knox, William, 1732-1810
John Adams Library copy inscribed on half t.p.: "Adams Library." Printed on t.p.: Price One Shilling and Sixpence. I. Aristocracy.--II. The principles of the policy of the United States, and of the English policy.--III. The evil moral principles of the government of the United States.--IV. Funding.--V. Banking.--VI. The good moral principles of the government of the United States.--VII. Authority.--VIII...
Keywords: Great Britain -- Colonies Québec (Province)
Downloads: 316
[texts]A plaine path-way to plantations : that is, A discourse in generall, concerning the plantation of our English people in other countries. Wherein is declared, that the attempts or actions, in themselves are very good and laudable, necessary also for our country of England. Doubts thereabout are answered: and some meanes are shewed, by which the same may, in better sort then hitherto, be prosecuted and effected. Written for the preswading and stirring up of the people of this land, chiefly the poorer and common sort to affect and effect these attempts better then yet they doe. With certaine motives for a present plantation in New-foundland aboue the rest. Made in the manner of a conference, and divided into three parts, for the more plainnesse, ease, and delight to the reader - Eburne, Richard
John Adams Library copy bound with numerous other items, all separately cataloged. Inscribed on first leaf, recto: "Thomas Prince his book."
Keywords: Colonization; Great Britain -- Colonies; Great Britain -- Colonies Early works to 1800
Downloads: 521
[texts]The administration of the British colonies (Volume 1) - Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805
Includes half t.p
Keywords: Dickinson, John, 1732-1808; Colonies and colonaztion, British
Downloads: 179
[texts]The administration of the British colonies (Volume 2) - Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805
Includes half t.p
Keywords: Dickinson, John, 1732-1808; Colonies and colonaztion, British
Downloads: 151
[texts]An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations (Volume 2) - Smith, Adam, 1723-1790
The second edition. Folio. John Adams Library copy contains signature on title page, v. 1-2: "John Adams."
Keywords: Economics; Colonization; Colonization; Economics; Great Britain -- Colonies America
Downloads: 298
[texts]An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations (Volume 1) - Smith, Adam, 1723-1790
The second edition. Folio. John Adams Library copy contains signature on title page, v. 1-2: "John Adams."
Keywords: Economics; Colonization; Colonization; Economics; Great Britain -- Colonies America
Downloads: 399
[texts]A declaration of the people's natural right to a share in the legislature : which is the fundamental principle of the British Constitution of State - Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813
John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams."
Keywords: Representative government and representation; Great Britain -- Colonies America; Ireland -- Politics and government
Downloads: 400
[texts]A short history of Barbados : from its first discovery and settlement, to the end of the year 1767 - John Adams Library (Boston Public Library) BRL
John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams." Inscribed on t.p.: "By Samuel Frere of Barbados." Contains minor annotations in Adams's hand.
Keywords: Barbados -- History Early works to 1800; Great Britain -- Colonies America Early works to 1800
Downloads: 2,331
[texts]A declaration of the people's natural right to a share in the legislature : which is the fundamental principle of the British constitution of state - Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813
John Adams Library copy incribed on t.p.: "(1st printed in 1774)."
Keywords: Representative government and representation; Great Britain -- Colonies America; Ireland -- Politics and government
Downloads: 495
[texts]Le voyageur Américain ou, Observations sur l'etat actuel, la culture, le commerce des colonies Britanniques en Amérique : les exportations & importations respectives entre elles & la grande Bretagne, avec un etat des revenus que cette derniere en retire &c. ; adressées par un négociant expérimenté, en forme de lettres, au très-honorable Comte de ... Traduit de l'Anglois. Augmente d'un précis sur l'Amérique septentrionale & la république des treize-États-Unis - Clúny, Alexander
John Adams Library copy inscribed on t.p.: "By Alexander Cluny."
Keywords: Hudson's Bay Company; Hudson's Bay Co; United States -- Description and travel Early works to 1800; Canada -- Description and travel Early works to 1800; Great Britain -- Colonies America Early works to 1800; Great Britain -- Colonies Commerce
Downloads: 243
[texts]Extract from A representation of the injustice and dangerous tendency of tolerating slavery : or Admitting the least claim of private property in the persons of men in England - Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813
Includes index
Keywords: Slavery -- Great Britain; Slavery -- United States; Slavery -- Great Britain Colonies; Slavery -- United States; Slavery -- Law and legislation Great Britain Colonies; Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. Great Britain; Guinea -- Description and travel Early works to 1800
Downloads: 319
[texts]Novanglus, and Massachusettensis; or, Political essays, published in the years 1774 and 1775, on the principal points of controversy, between Great Britain and her colonies - Adams, John, 1735-1826
John Adams Library copy inscribed: "Most respectfully presented to President Adams by his most humble servants the Printers."
Keywords: United States -- History Revolution, 1775-1783 Causes; Massachusetts -- Politics and government 1775-1783; Great Britain -- Colonies America
Downloads: 847
[texts]Some historical account of Guinea : its situation, produce and the general disposition of its inhabitants. With an inquiry into the rise and progress of the slave-trade, its nature and lamentable effects. Also a re-publication of the sentiments of several authors of note, on this interesting subject; particularly an extract of a treatise, by Granville Sharp - Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784
John Adams's signature on title page: "John Adams."
Keywords: Slavery -- Guinea; Slavery -- United States; Slavery -- Great Britain; Slavery; Slavery -- Great Britain Colonies; Guinea -- Description and travel Early works to 1800; Guinea -- History 18th century
Downloads: 388
[texts]The history of Paraguay : containing amongst many other new, curious, and interesting particulars of that country, a full and authentic account of the establishments formed there by the Jesuits, from among the savage natives, in the very centre of barbarism: establishments allowed to have realized the sublime ideas of Fenelon, Sir Thomas More, and Plato (Volume 1) - Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de, 1682-1761
John Adams Library copy inscribed on t.p., v. 1-2: "John Adams from Sam Tickner Esq."
Keywords: Jesuits; Jesuits; Missionaries -- Paraguay History; Indians of South America -- Paraguay History; Indians of South America -- Paraguay Religious life; Paraguayan War, 1865-1870; Paraguay -- History To 1811 Early works to 1800; Paraguay -- Social life and customs Early works to 1800; Paraguay -- Religious life and customs Early works to 1800; Spain -- Colonies South America History Early works to 1800; Paraguay -- History To 1811
Downloads: 774
[texts]The history of Paraguay : containing amongst many other new, curious, and interesting particulars of that country, a full and authentic account of the establishments formed there by the Jesuits, from among the savage natives, in the very centre of barbarism: establishments allowed to have realized the sublime ideas of Fenelon, Sir Thomas More, and Plato (Volume 2) - Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de, 1682-1761
John Adams Library copy inscribed on t.p., v. 1-2: "John Adams from Sam Tickner Esq."
Keywords: Jesuits; Jesuits; Missionaries -- Paraguay History; Indians of South America -- Paraguay History; Indians of South America -- Paraguay Religious life; Paraguayan War, 1865-1870; Paraguay -- History To 1811 Early works to 1800; Paraguay -- Social life and customs Early works to 1800; Paraguay -- Religious life and customs Early works to 1800; Spain -- Colonies South America History Early works to 1800; Paraguay -- History To 1811
Downloads: 629
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